Magazine - Golf (Page 14)
9 Jan 2013 - Golf - External source
Birmingham golfers are set for a new clubhouse almost four years after their previous facilities were destroyed in an arson attack.
John O'Gaunt Golf Club successfully embrace Operation Pollinator
2 Jan 2013 - Golf - Mark Sanderson - Issue 45 - October / November 2012
John O’Gaunt greenkeeper, Steve Thompson, explains how the success of the Operation Pollinator initiative, in its first year, has generated interest amongst the club members whilst also enhancing the environmental work already in place
Sunningdale Golf Club - the top inland course in the UK
28 Dec 2012 - Golf - Tom James - Issue 45 - October / November 2012
History was made in October as one of the UK’s premier golf clubs received the highest independent rankings in their 112 year history. Tom James meets a man driven to excel in one of golf’s most demanding environments
21 Dec 2012 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
Nefyn & District Golf Club in North Wales has met the challenge of maintaining a Top 100 rated course and controlling the costs of machinery replacement using John Deere’s new PowerGard maintenance and protection plan for golf course equipment.
21 Dec 2012 - Golf - Press Release
Thirty-five delegates from seven European golf federations, The Professional Golfers Association, The R&A and The European Tour, as well as volunteer officials from across Europe, gathered at the PGA Catalunya Resort, near Barcelona, to discuss rules-related issues, including queries raised by media and television coverage.
19 Dec 2012 - Golf - External source
Police are investigating the theft of £3,000-worth of equipment at a North-East golf club.
14 Dec 2012 - Golf - Chloe Miller
Head Green Keeper, Jim Sheehan, is a long way from his Liverpool roots and West Derby Golf Club where he first encountered the Sisis name.
Opening doors with an R&A scholarship
14 Dec 2012 - Golf - James Hutchinson - Issue 45 - October / November 2012 - 3 comments
Every so often, an opportunity comes your way that can somehow change the way you look at study, greenkeeping or even life itself. These are deep and profound words, but the opportunity I am talking about here is the R&A Scholarship scheme which came my way a few years back. Read on to find out more.
13 Dec 2012 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
Launched with the promise of delivering a quieter, more cost effective and environmentally friendly greens mower, John Deere’s hybrid electric 2500E has amply fulfilled its potential at Trefloyne Golf Club near Tenby in Pembrokeshire.
The changing face of the golf club
8 Dec 2012 - Golf - Anonymous - Issue 45 - October / November 2012 - 1 comment
Arthur Links (probably not his real name) looks at the changing face of the golf course, and asks why the golf industry has still not got to grips with allowing greenkeepers to do the job they are highly skilled at without meddling from amateurs!
5 Dec 2012 - Golf - External source
Peter Dawson has been in charge at the R&A for 13 years. In that time he has overseen massive and historic changes in the game of golf.
3 Dec 2012 - Golf - Charmian Robinson
There is no doubt that we have had an awful lot of rain recently. Warren Bevan, Course Manager of the historic Lancaster Golf Club is not a man to let the elements get the better of him, or at least not without a fight.
30 Nov 2012 - Golf - External source
Göteborgs Golf Klubb, the oldest club in Sweden, has begun a long-term renovation project supervised by architect Christian Lundin of international design practice (re)GOLF.
27 Nov 2012 - Golf - Charmian Robinson
Following the successful installation of greens drainage on the first 9 holes of Bolton Golf Course in 2011, Duncan Ross contractors, based in Burscough, Lancashire has won phase two of the contract and is on course to complete the project in the next few weeks.
27 Nov 2012 - Golf - External source
KPMG has announced the 2013 Golf Business Forum will take place at the Home of Golf, St Andrews, Scotland, June 3-5, 2013.
Frequency of Cut update
26 Nov 2012 - Golf - Richard Comely - Issue 45 - October / November 2012
Back in the Spring of 2011, Richard Comely, Director of Product Management at Ransomes Jacobsen, discussed the benefits of Frequency of Cut (FOC) and its importance to the smoothness and trueness of fine turf. This short article looks at the development in the last eighteen months
25 Nov 2012 - Golf - External source
Donald Trump has decided to move forward with plans to design his second golf course at Trump International Golf Links, following unprecedented demand for his first.
22 Nov 2012 - Golf - Press Release
Following the success of the Golf Course Management Workshops for Chairman of Green – Secretary Managers in England and Wales hosted by The GTC, England Golf and the Golf Union of Wales, a further date has been agreed during the BTME event in Harrogate, January 2013.